(Macao, November 14, 2012) -The Grammy Award-winning Commodores® will arrive in Macao this December for their debut live performance at The Venetian® Macao-Resort-Hotel's Venetian Theatre. Tickets for the December 9THE COMMODORES® LIVE IN MACAO 2012show go on saleThursday,November 15.
An American funk/soul band of the 1970s and 1980s, the Commodores® are best known for ballads such as "Easy" and "Three Times a Lady." After signing with record company Motown in November 1972, the Commodores® sold over 60 million records for the company and racked up a string of hits including "Machine Gun," "Sail On" and "Brick House." In 1986, the group won their first Grammy Award for the multi-platinum smash single and LP "Night Shift," but they have not rested on their early hits and have continued to put out quality work. The successful Commodores® of the present consist of drummer Walter "Clyde" Orange, guitarist William "WAK" King and vocalist James Dean "J.D." Nicholas, and have not only produced six new albums, but have also created their own record label, Commodores Records and Entertainment. Bringing the talent and experience of three decades of writing, producing, and performing hit music to a whole new generation of fans, the Commodores® are proving once again that their future is as bright as their past.
Featuring champagne service, gourmet food and beverage items and other premium amenities, the multi-purpose Venetian Theatre offers an intimate, luxurious and exclusive venue experience like no other in the region, andis set to play a key rolein bringing the best of Chinese and international entertainment to Macao, including culturally-enriching performances.Artists featured in recent performances include world-renowned violinist Jue Yao, Hong Kong diva Elisa Chan, theChina National Symphony Orchestra, China's top three tenors, Cantopop star Hacken Lee, and ten-time Grammy Award winner and platinum-selling musician George Benson.
Tickets for the 7:30 pm,December 9 performance ofTHE COMMODORES® LIVE IN MACAO 2012at the Venetian Theatrego on sale Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 10 am, atall Sands China box offices. They can be purchased in one ofthree categories: HKD/MOP300 (A Reserve),200 (B Reserve) and 100 (C Reserve). A package with round trip Cotai Water Jet tickets between Hong Kong and Macao is also available for HKD/MOP388 (A Reserve). Tickets can be booked online atwww.CotaiTicketing.com, or by phone at +853 2882 8818 (Macao) / +852 6333 6660 (HK), and are also available at Tom Lee Outlets and through Hong Kong Ticketing (customer service fee applies) online atwww.HKTicketing.com or by phone at +852 3128 8288.
CotaiArena™ Box Office; The Venetian Macao-Resort-Hotel - Main Lobby Box Office; Four Seasons Hotel - The Plaza™ Casino Box Office; Sands® Macao - Casino Floor L1 Box Office; Sands® Cotai Central - CotaiTicketing™ Box Offices (Sheraton Hotel Main Lobby, Holiday Inn Main Lobby and East Bus Lobby)
Photo caption:The Grammy Award-winning Commodores® are coming to The Venetian Macao on December 9 for a one-night only performance at the Venetian Theatre, with ticket sales beginning Thursday, November 15.
Entertainment at Sands China Ltd. Properties
Sands China Ltd. has as a clear vision to establish Macao as Asia's top entertainment destination.
The 15,000-seat CotaiArena™ is the only venue in Asia ranked in Pollstar's Top 100 Worldwide Arena Venues based on ticket sales. It is the top entertainment destination in southern China, hosting the world's and the region's biggest names in music, sports and awards shows. Superstars frequently choose the venue as the starting point of their Asian tours.
The 1800-seat, multi-purpose Venetian Theatre is one of the most luxurious entertainment venues in greater China. Featuring ushers in black-tie, champagne service, gourmet food and beverage items and other unique, premium amenities, it offers an intimate, luxurious and exclusive venue experience. The Venetian Theatre is playing a key role in bringing the best in international and Chinese entertainment to Macao, with a luxury theatre experience like no other in the region.
The 650-seat Sands Macao Hotel theatre regularly features internationally-renowned singers, performers and artists of the highest calibre. From traditional Chinese-costumed dancers to modern performances, and from singing troupes to contemporary bands, everything from Western rock to Cantonese pop is covered.
With an unbeatable diversity, the entertainment offering of Sands China Ltd. is ushering in a new era of entertainment in Macao.